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Humboldt (Alex. de), Essai Politique sur la Nouvelle Espagne. (Voyage.) Venegas' Natural and Civil History of California, translated from the
Spanish. 2 vols. 8vo. London, 1759. Cardenas (G. de), Ensayo por la Historia de la Florida. Folio.
History of the British Settlements in America. (Mod. Univ. Hist. Vols.
XXXV., XXXVI., and XXXVII.) Hinton's (J. H.) History and Topography of the United States of North
America, from the earliest period to the present time. Proof plates.
2 vols. 4to. London, 1830–32. Adair's (James) History of the American Indians, particularly those
nations adjoining to the Mississippi, East and West Florida, Georgia,
North Carolina, and Virginia. 4to. London, 1775. Washington's (George) Life by John Marshall, corrected under the in
spection of the Hon. B. Washington. With a compendious view of the colonies planted by the English in North America. 5 vols. 8vo.
London, 1804–7. Franklin's (Benj.) Public Negotiations and American Politics. (Works,
Vols. IV. and V.) Witherspoon's (John) Speeches in Congress, &c. (Works, Vol. IX.) Jefferson's (President, Thos.) Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private
Papers, from the original MSS.; edited by Thos. Jefferson Randolph.
4 vols. 8vo. London, 1829. Stedman's (C.) History of the Origin, Progress, and Termination of the
American War. 2 vols. 4to. London, 1794. Smith's (Capt. John) Generall Historie of Virginia, New England, and
the Summer Islands ; with the names of the adventurers, planters, and governours, from their first beginning, 1584. Folio. The Hardwicke copy, with the rare port. of the Duchess of Richmond, by
Passe. London, 1624. Neal's (Daniel) History of New England; containing an account of the
civil and ecclesiastical affairs of that country to 1700. To which is added, their character, ecclesiastical discipline, and municipal laws.
2 vols. 8vo. London, 1720. Macgregor's (John) British America. 2 vols. 8vo. Lond. 1832. Catesby's (M.) Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands. (Nat. Hist.)
History of the West India Islands. History of the West India Islands. (Mod. Univ. Hist. Vols. XXXVI.
and XXXVIII.) Edward's (Bryan) History, Civil and Commercial, of the British West
Indies; with continuation to the present time. 5 vols. 8vo. Maps
and plates in 4to. London, 1819. [Rochefort (M. de)], Histoire Naturelle et Morale des Iles Antilles de
l'Amérique. 4to. Rotterdam, 1665. Hughes's (G.) Barbadoes. (Nat. Hist.) Poyer's (John) History of Barbadoes, from the discovery of the Island in 1605 to 1801. 4to.
4to. London, 1808.
Histoire de l'Ile de S. Domingue, depuis l'époque de sa découverte
jusqu'en 1818. 8vo. Paris, 1819. Long's (Edw.) History of Jamaica; or, a general survey of the ancient
and modern state of that island, with reflections on its situation, settlements, inhabitants, climate, laws, government, &c. 3 vols.
4to. London, 1774. Dallas's (R. C.) History of the Maroons, from their origin to the esta
blishment of their chief tribe at Sierra Leone. With a succinct history of the Island of Jamaica, and its state for the last ten years. 2 vols.
8vo. London, 1803. Fowler's (John) Account of the Colony of Tobago. 8vo. London, 1774. Smith's (W.) History of Nevis, &c. (Nat. Hist.)
SECT. VI.-BIOGRAPHICAL AND MONUMENTAL
Biographical History. General Biography. Moreri (Louis), le Grand Dictionnaire Historique ; ou, le mélange
curieux de l'histoire, sacrée et prophane : nouvelle édition, dans laquelle on a refondu des supplémens de M. l'Abbé Gouget; le tout
corrigée et augmentée par M. Drouet. 10 vols. folio. Paris, 1759. A General Dictionary, historical and critical, including that of Bayle;
by J. P. Bernard, T. Birch, J. Lockman, and other hands. The articles relating to oriental history by Geo. Sale. 10 vols. folio.
London, 1734-41. Chaufepié (J. G. de), Nouveau Dictionnaire, historique et critique, pour
servir de supplément à celui de Bayle. 4 vols. folio. Amsterdam,
1750-56. Bayle.—Marchand (Pr.), Remarques Critiques sur le Dictionnaire de
Bayle. 2 vols. in one, folio. Paris, 1748-52. The General Biographical Dictionary ; containing an historical and criti
cal account of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons in every nation, particularly the British and Irish, from the earliest to the present time: revised and enlarged by Alex. Chalmers. 32 vols.
London, 1812-17. General Biography; or, lives, critical and historical, of the most eminent
persons, by J. Aikin, W. Enfield, - Nicholson, T. Morgan, and
W. Johnston. 10 vols. 4to. London, 1799–1815. Chaudon (L. M.) et F. A. Delandine, Nouveau Dictionnaire Historique;
ou, histoire abrégé de tous les hommes qui se sont fait un nom par des talens, &c. : avec des tables chronologiques, pour réduire en corps d'histoire les articles répandus dans ce Dictionnaire. 13 vols.
8vo. Caen et Lyon, 1804. Galerie Historique des Hommes les plus célèbres de tous siècles et de
toutes les nations; contenant leurs portraits, gravés au trait, avec l'abrégé de leurs vies, et des observations sur leurs caractères, ou sur leurs ouvrages, par une Société de Gens de Lettres. Publiée par Landon. 13 vols. 12mo. Paris, 1805–11.
[Barbier], Examen Critique et Complément des Dictionnaires Historiques
les plus repandus, depuis le Dictionnaire de Moreri jusqu'à la Bio
graphie Universelle inclusivement, Vol. I. A to F. 8vo. Paris, 1820. Biographium Fæmineum ; or, memoirs of the most illustrious ladies of
and nations. 2 vols. small 8vo. London, 1767. [Heywood's (Thos.)] Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts of Nine of
the most worthy Women of the world — three Jewes, three Gentiles, and three Christians. 4to. London, 1640. Ecclesiastical Biography. See also History of the Christian Religion, and Lives of the Saints, Popes,
&c. page 64. Gilpin's (W.) Lives of the Reformers. 2 vols. 8vo. London, 1809. Middleton's (Erasmus) Evangelical Biography; or, an historical account
of the lives and deaths of the most eminent authors or preachers, both British and foreign, in the several denominations of Protestants.
4 vols. 8vo. London, 1816. Wordsworth's Ecclesiastical Biography. (English Ecclesiastical History.)
Ancient Biography. Lempriere's (J.) Classical Dictionary; containing an account of all the
persons mentioned in ancient authors. (Antiquities.) Plutarch's Lives. (Classics.) Seran de la Tour's (Abbé) Life of Scipio Africanus and of Epaminondas,
intended as a supplement to Plutarch's Lives ; with notes and observations on the battle of Zama, and on the principal battles of Epaminondas, by M. de Folard : with a dissertation on the distinction between a great and an illustrious or eminent man, by the Abbé St. Pierre. Translated by R. Parry. 2 vols. in one, 8vo. London,
1787. C. Nepotis Vitæ Imperatorum. (Classics.) Suetonii Vitæ XV. Cæsarum. (Classics.) Diogenis Laertii Vitæ Philosophorum. (Classics.) Berwick's (Edward) Lives of Marcus Valerius, Messala Corninus, and
Titus Pomponius Atticus ; with notes and illustrations. To which is added, an account of the families of the first five Cæsars. 8vo.
Edinburgh, 1813. Berwick's (E.) Lives of Caius Asinus Pollio, Marcus Terentius Varro,
and Cneius Cornelius Gallus; with notes and illustrations. 8vo. London, 1814.
BRITISH BIOGRAPHY. Biographia Britannica ; or, the lives of the most eminent persons of
Great Britain and Ireland. 6 vols. in 7, folio. Lond. 1744–66. Biographia Britannica ; with corrections and additions by Andrew Kippis
and others. Vols. I. to V., A to Fas. Folio. London, 1778–93. Wilford's (John) Memorials and Characters; together with the lives of
divers worthy and eminent persons, natives of Great Britain, from 1600 to 1740. Folio. London, 1741.
Fuller's (Thos.) History of the Worthies of England; with notes by
John Nichols. 2 vols. 4to. London, 1811. Winstanley's (Will.) England's Worthies; select lives of the most emi
nent persons of the English nation, from Constantine the Great to
the present time. 8vo. London, 1684. Walpole’s Catalogue of Royal and Noble Authors. (Literary History.) Lloyd's (David) State Worthies; or, the statesmen and favourites of
England, from the Reformation to the Revolution : with the characters of the kings and queens during that period, by Ch. Whit
worth. 2 vols. 8vo. London, 1766. Macdiarmid's (John) Lives of British Statesmen. 4to. Lond. 1807. Wood's (Anthony) Athens Oxonienses : an exact history of all the
writers and bishops who have had their education in the University of Oxford; to which are added, the Fasti, or annals of the said university : with additions and a continuation by Philip Bliss. 5 vols.
4to. London, 1813–20. Aubrey's (John) Lives of eminent Men. (Letters from the Bodleian
Collection, Vol. III.)
(Nichols's Literary Anecdotes.) Ballard's (George) Lives of several Ladies of Great Britain who have
been celebrated for their writings, or skill in the learned languages,
&c. 4to. Oxford, 1752. Memoirs of eminently Pious Women of the British Empire, by [Thos. Gibbons, Geo. Jerment, and] Samuel Burder.
3 vols. 8vo, portraits. London, 1815. Charnock's Biographia Navalis. (Eng. Naval History.) Campbell's (A.) Lives of the Admirals. (Eng. Naval History.) Noble's (Mark) Lives of Kings, Heralds, and Pursuivants-at-Arms, since
Richard III. (College of Arms.) Johnson's (Sam.) Lives of the English Poets. (Works, Vols. IX. to XI.,
and Chalmers's British Poets.) Walker's (J. C.) Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards. (Irish Poetry.) Irving's (David) Lives of the Scottish Poets; with preliminary disser
tations on the literary history of Scotland, and the early Scottish
drama. 2 vols. 8vo. Edinburgh, 1804. Scott's (Sir W.) Biographical and Critical Notices of eminent Novelists.
(Misc. Works, Vols. III. and IV.) Baker's Biographia Dramatica. (Drama.) Johnson's (Capt. Ch.) Lives and Adventures of Highwaymen, &c. &c.
from 1399 to 1733. Folio, best edition. London, 1736. Walton's (Isaak) Lives of Dr. J. Donne, Sir H. Wotton, Mr. R. Hooker,
Geo. Herbert, and Dr. Robt. Saunderson ; with index and illus
trative notes. Plates, small 8vo. London, J. Major, 1825. Ward's (John) Lives of the Professors of Gresham College ; with the
life of the founder, Sir Th. Gresham. Folio. London, 1740.
Churton's (Ralph) Lives of William Smyth, Bishop of Lincoln, and Sir
Richard Sutton, Knt., founders of Brasennose College ; with an appendix of letters and papers never before printed. 8vo. Oxford,
1800. Aikin's (John) Lives of John Selden and Abp. Usher ; with notices of the
principal men of letters with whom they were connected. 8vo.
London, 1812. Lives of those eminent Antiquaries, John Leland, Thomas Hearne, and
Anthony à Wood, from original papers ; in which are inserted memoirs relating to many eminent persons and various parts of literature.
[By W. Huddesford, with the assistance of Dr. Ducarel, Mr. Warton, &c.] 2 vols. 8vo. Oxford, 1772. Johnson's (Samuel) Lives of eminent Persons, (viz. Blake, Sir F. Drake,
Sydenham, Cheynell, Cave, Browne, and Ascham.) (Works, Vol. XII.) Prince's (John) Worthies of Devon ; wherein the lives and fortunes of
the most famous divines, statesmen, &c. of that province are me
morized. 4to. London, 1810. Chambers's (John) Biographical Illustrations of Worcestershire. 8vo.
Worcester, 1820. Zouch's (Thos.) Lives of John Lord Lonsdale, Dean Sudbury, Sir G.
Wheeler, and Sketches of Yorkshire Biography. (Works, Vol. II.) Ryan's (Rich.) Biographical Dictionary of the Worthies of Ireland.
2 vols. 8vo. London, 1819.
Greswell's (W. P.) Memoirs of Politianus, Picus of Mirandula, Sanna
zarius, Bembus, Francastorius, Flaminius, and the Amalthæi; with notes and observations concerning other literary characters of the
16th and 17th centuries. 8vo. Manchester, 1805. Johnson's (Samuel) Lives of sundry eminent Persons (viz. Paolo Sarpi,
Boerhaave, Barretier, Morin, Burman, and the King of Prussia).
(Works, Vol. XII.) Moore's (George) Lives of the Cardinal Alberoni, the Duc de Ripperda,
and the Marquis of Pombal. (Spanish History.) Perrault (M.), les Hommes Illustres qui ont paru en France pendant
ce siècle ; avec leurs portraits. Including the suppressed portraits of
Pascal and Arnauld. 2 vols. in one, folio. Paris, 1696–1700. Biographie Moderne: Lives of remarkable Characters who have distin
guished themselves from the commencement of the French Revolution to the present time. 3 vols. 8vo. London, 1811.
LIVES OF ARTISTS.
See History of the Fine Arts, Painting, and Engraving.
BIOGRAPHICAL ANECDOTES. [Seward's (W.)) Anecdotes of distinguished Persons, chiefly of the pre
sent and two preceding centuries; with Supplement. . 5 vols. 8vo.